Lou Brock facts for kids
June 18, 1939|
El Dorado, Arkansas
|Died: September 6, 2020
St. Louis, Missouri
|Batted: Left||Threw: Left|
|September 10, 1961 for the Chicago Cubs|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 30, 1979 for the St. Louis Cardinals|
|Runs batted in||900|
|* Chicago Cubs (1961–1964)
|Career highlights and awards|
|* 6× All-Star (1967, 1971, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1979)|
|Member of the National|
|Baseball Hall of Fame|
|Vote||79.75% (first ballot)|
Louis Clark "Lou" Brock (June 18, 1939 – September 6, 2020) was an American former professional baseball player. He began his 19-year Major League Baseball (MLB) career playing in 1961 for the Chicago Cubs, and spent the majority of his career playing as a left fielder for the St. Louis Cardinals.
In April 2017, Brock was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a blood cancer that starts in the bone marrow's plasma cells. In July 2017, Brock said that he was "absolutely cancer-free".
Brock died in St. Louis, Missouri on September 6, 2020 at the age of 81.
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